Benjamin Friedman returns to discuss domestic tumult's effect on foreign policy, how the U.S. can afford to start wars in the Middle East, and why the current administration shouldn't be trusted with wars.
Benjamin Friedman joins the show to discuss what President Trump's unpredictability means for our allies and adversaries, the lack of strategy in Syria, and why the president has become more of a traditional hawk.
In the second part of our conversation, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the troublesome nature of President Trump's unpredictability with foreign affairs, his shift toward mainstream Republican foreign policy, and the media's curious reverence for military intervention.
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Benjamin Friedman discusses the oddity of Donald Trump's connections to Russia and whether they're cause for concern, as well as what decades-old defense deals might look like during and after a Trump presidency.